Check out two great opportunities to study abroad in Costa Rica!
POL-2050 Study Abroad in Peace and Conflict Resolution
4 Semester Credits
Introduction to biology of the tropics. Topics include major tropical biomes, biodiversity, conservation, sustainability, and consequences of human impact on the tropics. Studies include identification of flora and fauna and adaptions of tropical organisms. In addition to on-campus lecture/lab during an academic term, students are required to participate and travel to a tropical location for a real-world experience. A portion of the laboratory hours will be completed during the mandatory field trip to a tropical ecosystem. Field trip requires additional costs.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and any 1000 level science course.
3 Semester Credits
Study abroad opportunity covering theory and practice of Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies. Students will have an opportunity to meet with decision makers across fields while experiencing the rich culture of the country/countries. Students will begin to understand issues from multiple cultural perspectives, enhance their intercultural communication and adjustment skills, and analyze conflict resolution efforts and their impact at multiple levels. Basic language and cultural instruction will be included along with excursions to areas of interest. Requires participation in a travel abroad experience. Additional costs required.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 0 hours.
Prerequisite: ENG-1010 College Composition I.
Recomended prerequisite(s): POL-1040 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies, and POL-2040 Conflict Resolution Skills.
Applications due February 15, 2019.